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DFS Discover Financial Services PE ratio, current and historical analysis

The PE ratio for Discover Financial Services stock stands at 14.05 as of Jun 12, 2024. This is based on the current EPS of $8.8 and the stock price of $123.67 per share. An increase of 43% has been seen in the P/E ratio compared to the average of 9.9 of the last 4 quarters.

DFS PE ratio history

How has DFS's PE ratio performed in the past

Over the last ten years, the average PE ratio of Discover Financial Services has been 10.45. The current 14.05 PE ratio is 34% above the historical average. Over the past ten years, DFS's PE ratio was at its highest in the Dec 2020 quarter at 25.15, with a price of $90.53 and an EPS of $3.6. The Mar 2020 quarter recorded the bottom point at 5.33, with a price of $35.67 and an EPS of $6.69.


Discover Financial Services PE ratio by year

Maximum annual increase: 169.56% in 2020

Maximum annual decrease: -74.12% in 2021

Year PE ratio Change
2023 9.97 57.5%
2022 6.33 -2.76%
2021 6.51 -74.12%
2020 25.15 169.56%
2019 9.33 23.58%
2018 7.55 -46.72%
2017 14.17 13.45%
2016 12.49 19.75%
2015 10.43 -21.81%
2014 13.34 18.47%

DFS average PE ratio chart

What is the average PE ratio of DFS for the past years

Currently, DFS's PE ratio is greater than its 3, 5 and 10-year historical averages.

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DFS PE vs peers

What is DFS's PE ratio compared to its peers

DFS's PE ratio is lower than its peer stock TFSL, but it is greater than COF's and ZION's.

Stock name PE ratio Market cap
ZION Zions Bancorporation National Association 10.39 $6.1B
COF Capital One Financial Corp 10.55 $51.59B
DFS Discover Financial Services 13.9 $30.66B
TFSL TFS Financial CORP 45.78 $3.47B

Frequently asked questions

What is Discover Financial Services's PE ratio?

As of Jun 12, 2024, DFS stock has a price to earnings ratio of 14.05.

What is the 3-year average PE ratio for Discover Financial Services (DFS)?

The 3-year average PE ratio for DFS stock is 7.71.

What is the 5-year average PE ratio for Discover Financial Services (DFS)?

The 5-year average PE ratio for DFS stock is 9.74.

What is the highest PE ratio for DFS?

Over the last ten years, the quarterly PE ratio reached a historic high of 25.15 in the Dec 2020 quarter.

How does the current PE ratio for DFS compare to its historical average?

DFS's current price to earnings ratio is 34% above its 10-year historical average.

How is DFS's PE ratio calculated (Discover Financial Services PE ratio formula)?

The PE ratio is calculated by taking the latest stock price and dividing it by the EPS for the last 12 months. As of today (Jun 12, 2024), Discover Financial Services's stock price is $123.67. The earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ending Mar 2024 is $8.8. Therefore, Discover Financial Services's P/E ratio for today is 14.05. PE RATIO(14.05) = STOCK PRICE($123.67) / TTM EPS($8.8)

All PE ratio stats are based on quarterly TTM periods, unless otherwise specified.